A cheap incubator can be turned into something much more accurate and reliable with a simple $50 digital temperature controller.
A workshop on keeping healthy and happy chickens in your backyard.
A friend will help you move. A real friend will help you recover discarded treasures from the side of the road!
I’ve now fortified the chicken run, so hopefully we won’t have any more trouble with foxes!
Sad news today – a fox got into the chicken run overnight and took some of the flock.
Info on fruit tree swales, another Illawarra blogger, a cool tinyhouse, young people getting into farming in the US, wind knitting, and chicken tunnels.
Our missing hen returns with a pleasant surprise for us – four gorgeous little chicks!
Photos and a description of a very cleverly designed chicken coop.
Tender or delicate plants in the garden can be protected from chickens and other animals by simply placing an old birdcage over the top. It’s simple, free, and actually looks pretty nice!
Here’s an awesome YouTube video about Novella Carpenter’s urban farm in West Oakland (California, USA). It’s got a lot of great info applicable to growing food and raising animals (for eggs, meat and dairy) in suburban and urban areas.